• 11:57 am Bladen’s Best of the Best for 2019
  • 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 9:16 pm Hurricane Florence: Poverty lies in storm path in North Carolina
  • 9:04 pm NC gerrymandering: Some GOP supported redistricting reform
  • 9:01 pm This Day in History for February 17
  • 8:58 pm Public Hearing for General Swine Permit is Tuesday
  • 5:11 pm Bladen County Historical Places Desserette
Thoughts While Shaving

Thoughts While ShavingA wise person once told me I should listen, then speak.  Sometimes I forget, or ignore.

Anyone have a good home remedy for a cramp?  A teaspoon filled with mustard is not very tasty, however, that, plus gatorade occasionally appears to do the job.  Cramps in fingers and toes are painful, in fact a cramp anywhere in the body gets your undivided attention.

A storm ‘blew through’ late yesterday.  Rainfall amounts vary greatly.  At the Curtis Brown Airport, the National Weather Service indicates little over half an inch, was recorded.  Weeds probably grown several inches overnight.

Superstitious?  Today is Friday 13th.

Cade Hancock, the young Elizabethtown golfer is in San Diego, participating in the IMG Academy Junior World Championship in the 15-18 age category.  Cade is competing against the best in the world, 54 countries, not all in his age group, but says much about the talent pool.  Cade has rounds of 72-75-75 in the first 3 rounds, +6.  Nathan Petronzio of Bee Cave, Texas is the leader in the category at -6, with one round to go.  Hancock must be having the time of his life, with all the support possible from his family and friends.

Vacation Bible School has been held or will be soon at most churches in the area.  So important, a fun time for youngsters and adults.

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.  Henry Ford

A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.  Eleanor Roosevelt

Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.  Henry James

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